A MAN who was caught drink and drug driving at the same time has been banned from the roads for nearly four years.

Patrick Daly, 28, of Gelli Rhwy, Garndiffaith, Pontypool, was stopped last summer on Folly Road, Trevethin, in a Jaguar XF car, Newport Magistrates’ Court heard.

He gave a reading of 147mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood.

The legal limit is 80mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood.

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Daly also tested positive for cocaine derivative benzoylecgonine.

The defendant pleaded guilty to drink and drug driving.

He also admitted driving without insurance and possession of cocaine.

The offences were committed on August 8, 2020.

Daly was disqualified from driving for 46 months.

He was also fined £333 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £34 surcharge.